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as an obstacle to their getting insurance. seniors, medicare, stability stretched out for years, lower cost of prescription drugs, free checkups, no copay, no deductible, and so that implementation of it went very smoothly. then we come to the distribution piece, the technology piece. it didn't work well. not unlike medicare part d when it opened up,. >> rose: plenty of warning. we now know we had one person after another come along and say we are not ready, don't do it. >> no, no, no. >> rose: it is wrong or -- no is that wrong? >> i don't know what went on behind the scenes. >> rose: you don't want -- you don't, what went on at the white house? a. i know what people write buts a great one. >> rose: i didn't know that. >> i do know it. >> rose: how do you know that? >> because it is. >> rose: you don't know that because we haven't seen it and so far what we have seen -- >> no, no, no, we do know. let's talk about -- >> rose: how about those people say i like my policy and then they say well i'm sorry you can't keep your policy and they say but the president promised me i could keep my poli
medicare to do it. look out, buddy. >> another shoe to drop which eric brought up is they are going to have to increase the penalty, $ 95 is not a big enough penalty. >> i hope these shoes are nice shoes. i don't like shoes dropping. >>> today is election day. we are going to bring you up to speed on some of the hottest races around the country. chris christie made a bold prediction about his re-election bid and had interesting comments about the tea party. >>> make sure to check out our facebook page. huh...fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. yep, everybody knows that. well, did you know the ancient pyramids were actually a mistake? uh-oh. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. >>> it's tuesday, november 5th, election day. we are keeping close watch on a bunch of big races in new york city, boston, detroit and elsewhere. then there are the governor's races. in virginia terry mcauliffe is batt battling ken cuccinelli. >> 750,000 more democrats than republicans registered in new jersey. tomorrow night, i bet you a whole bunch of those dem
special. >> you're not alone. here comes gretchen. >> hi, everyone. on "the real story" the medicare chief testifying on the hill again. as we're learning, the obama care website could expose your social security numbers to hackers, great. but the president's honesty about health care an even bigger problem. >>> plus, does hollywood need half a million bucks to push obama care? we have his take live in the studio. >>> after the l.a.x. rampage, just ahead of all of us going shopping. how scared should we be? the doctor leaving his wife to be with another woman allegedly told fellow inmates he was glad his wife was dead. now those inmates are taking the stand in the doctor's murder trial. >>> so, hi, everyone. i'm gretchen carlson. welcome to "the real story." senators grilling mayor lan tavner. the botched rollout. whole bunch of questions going on in today's hearing. she was asked about indications the administration really turned a blind eye to website security concerns. >> september 27th memo addressed to you states that due to system readiness issues, the required security assessment wa
the administrator of cms, the centers for medicare and medicaid services testifying at a senate hearing. it was a week ago she was grilled at a house hearing prior to kathleen sebelius, who is the health and human services secretary. joining me live is republican congressman robert pitten jer. he's been calling it a national disaster of the also joining us, tom scully who served as cms administrator under president george w. bush. he's a republican working who's been promoting the health care law, and seies it as a potentia gold mine that could make some people very rich. congressman, you were not in favor of the government shutdown over the aca or defunding the law. why do you see the health care now as such a disaster or what do you see that can be done to enhance it to make it work properly? >> well, thanks, thomas. yes, i had voted 15 times to defund or replace, reform the health care law. however, i just felt the strategy that was being advocated to shut down the government was not going to be fruitful. as it turned out, as i anticipated, it only had 14 votes in the senate to go al
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that's set to get started at the top of the hour. medicare administrator will be back on the hot seat. today we'll hear how it's going now. peter doocy is here with us from washington. how do you think this will be different than what we hear last year? >> reporter: what's different about the senate is the number of prominent democrats on record calling for an extension of the open enrollment period. there are at least 10 democrats in the senate pushing for such an extension. last night we also heard senator mary landrieu complaining about cancellation notices. >> this is a letter that thousands of people are getting and this letter never should have gone out. we said to people if you had insurance you liked you could keep it. we didn't say if you had insurance you liked that didn't meet minimum standard. we said if you like the insurance you have, you can keep it. >> reporter: senator landrieu is not on the health, labor committee. so they woarnts get a crack eight. but senator rand paul will. >> no one will keep their doctor and no one with an individual plan will still have it in a
plan or through medicare or medicaid, you don't or the veterans administration, there is no change for you except for an increase this benefits. that everyone receives as a result of the affordable care act. if you're one of the 15% of americans who are uninsured, who's only recourse for health care is the emergency room, then you have nothing but better options because you have available to you potentially free or very affordable health coverage. free if it goes through medicaid. or affordable options that did not exist for you before. if you're one of those americans in what makes up only 5% of the population who currently receive get coverage of some kind through the individual market, and had a plan before the law passed that has not been changed by your insurance company, hasn't been canceled, downgraded by your insurance company, you can keep it. it's written into the law and was explained by secretary sebelius when the rule was published. in 2010. now, however if you are in the individual market and your insurance company changed your plan, downgraded it, that, your insuranc
for the centers for medicare and medicaid services, talked about that today at a senate hearing. listen. >> what's the target enrollment number for the end of november for the exchange? >> for the end of november? >> yes, ma'am. >> i think that we were looking at between october and november, i think that number was i want to say around 800,000. >> so it's the first sign of what the administration wants and where they want to be by the end of november. keep in mind, they have yet to reveal any numbers of actual enrollment and won't, until mid-november. but if you look at the number they have just released, 700,000, that's just the people who have signed up to start looking for plans but haven't necessarily enrolled. the administration warns that the numbers at the outset certainly are going to be low and now we have a measure of the expectation. some of the other numbers that caught our ear today at this hearing, alaska, the senator there said they had just three enrollees but rhode island has more success, with 4,000, according to the senator. >> people who actually purchased new insurance. tha
tercera edad y beneficiarios de medicare tienen una semana para hacer cambios >> es importante no confundir este plazo con el de obcre >> obamacare >> este beneficiario tiene dudas >> compra obamacare >> ante la duda de estas personas de la tercera edad: >> las personas que tienen medicare no tienen que hacer nada respecto a obamacare >> la confusión estriba en 2 fechas que se están manejando. la del 31 de marzo fecha límite para inscribirse en obamacare, 7 de diciembre, fecha límite para hacer cambios en medicare >> hay cambios en medical que estaba limitado a ciertos niveles de ingresos >> a personas que tienen ingresos un poco más altos, personas que pasen limites van a poder calificar con ayuda federale >> no se dejen engañar por personas que por teléfono quieren confundirles medicare con obamacare >> y a la lista de problemas del sitio para inscribirse a obamacare, se suman otros inconvenientes, la alternativa de inscribirse por teléfono también puede ser difícil, si el portal no funciona los representantes tampoco pueden iniciar o terminar teléfono >> de todos
. there are glitches now as there were with medicare part d. we'll get over those glitches because they're fixable, because we want to fix them. many of the republicans didn't want to fix government, they wanted to shut down government. you know, presidents sometimes engage in a little hyperboley. you remember president bush years ago announcing mission accomplished with the iraq war years before we pulled out and finally last year. i think in retrospect he might have preferred a little more nuance out of what he had to say. >> democrats made a lot of hay with that one and they have up until now. are you suggesting the president wishes he had said things differently and would take it back if he could? >> you know, we're all human. i think the president is rightfully excited about the affordable care act. i think it is going to be a very positive accomplishment in his legacy. and i think most americans are going to be much more pleased with it than the part d medicare prescription drug coverage. it's just going to take some time. there have been some bumps in the road. with medicare, there were a l
's the appropriations committee. mandatory spending. that's social security, that's medicare, that's veterans benefits. and then the other is revenue in, either through trust fund contributions or through fees or through taxes. the so-called top line is what discretionary spending is -- is what they allow for discretionary spending. in the budget, it's under an act called section 308 of the budget. i, in order to do my job as the chair of the appropriations committee, need the budget committee, with the concurrence of the congress, to give both my counterpart in the house, congressman rogers and nita lo lowey. myself and vice chairman on the other side of the aisle, senator shelby, the so-called top line. then we work through our other 12 subcommittees. this is absolutely crucial because we cannot do discretionary spending for fiscal 2014 until we hear from the budget committee. and we don't want another c.r. we don't want another shutdown. we don't want another slowdown. we're ready to go to work. we've already done our due diligence. we've already worked our -- worked through the subcommittees, 12 s
johnson signed medicare into law in 1965, it was estimated to cost $12 billion per by 1990. -- ectual price chart price tag was much higher. i could go to different dimensions like medicare, medicare is an medicare part b. we're going to look at a level of cost that ultimately is going to create a huge backlash in the country. we're going to have to find ways of reducing the burden on the people by and on our insisting on payments from people with higher incomes or assets and perhaps by raising the medicare eligibility age in the population that is living longer and longer. if you saw the old account today, the petite -- particularly among the elderly. they're totally opposed to anything like this. given the nature of our political system is hard to see anybody today in national office is going to take the lead on this thing in an effective way and make changes we all know we need. there are many programs that seek to change how dark is an hospitals are paid to keep these costs under control. on the theory that there should be a way of rewarding them for quality and efficiency. has be
taxes, forcing people $.5 medicaid, spending trillion on new programs instead of making medicare solvent and encouraging employers to reduce their employees catch three hours. then having the irs fine americans for failing to sign up on a website that does not work. the president promised you can keep your health care, but the ofn cancels millions individual policies. for millions of others, employees are -- employers are dropping insurance programs. the new promise is, if you want health care, go find it. on a website that the administration says will not be working properly until the end of november, that is an unlock him christmas present. two weeks to shop for insurance by december 15 senate you are covered next year when obamacare outlaws your policy. the president put secretary sebelius in charge of this law. i have called on her to resign. ca couldhe internet, r tell you every day how many records elvis was selling, mcdonald's could tell you how many hamburgers were sold. , resident issa -- congressman issa posted notes are you are telling each other how many people are enrolling
. 2013] head of the centers for medicare and medicaid will be on capitol hill to talk about the health care law's implementation. we will have that live at 10:00 a.m. eastern time on c-span. tomorrow, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will testify before the senate finance committee. she has said that problems with the health care website will be fixed by the end of this month. >> abc news reporter jonathan careasked about the health enrollment problems. here is some of that exchange. yes as waser is reported widely at the time. the whole point is that cms is processing paper applications, but it bypasses the need to create an account. creating an account is what led to the bulk of the issues in the early days. theially, on the launch of marketplaces on october 1, you are not able to do that by phone. in response to the trouble that thes were having online, unacceptable trouble they were having, we balked up the staffing of the call centers and made it possible for individuals to call and enroll and sign up and bypass the creation of an account, so that could be han
much better that way. ♪ [ male announcer ] take the next step. consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pay expenses that medicare doesn't cover and lets you choose or keep any doctor who accepts medicare patients. call or go online and request your free decision guide. use this guide to help you choose from a range of aarp medicare supplement insurance plans. have the right partner at your side. consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan. go long. i got this. [thinking] is it that time? the son picks up the check? [thinking] i'm still working. he's retired. i hope he's saving. i hope he saved enough. who matters most to you says the most about you. at massmutual we're owned by our policyowners, and they matter most to us. whether you're just starting your 401(k) or you are ready for retirement, we'll help you get there. >>> welcome back to our special coverage of election night 2013. voters all across the country still heading to the polls at this
of health care hearings to tell you about. the centers for medicaid and medicare services will be on capitol hill to talk about the health care law including the health care.gov rollout. it will be live on c-span at 10:00 a.m. at the same time on wednesday morning, hhs secretary kathleen sebelius testifies in front of the senate finance committee and secretary sebelius and other obama officials won't talk about the research and the updates that should be completed by the end of the month. you can see that at 10:00 a.m. eastern on wednesday. >> you are watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs weekdays featuring live coverage of the u.s. senate and on weeknights, watch key items and the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can get our schedules are websites nuking join in the conversation on social media sites. >> our series on the affordable care act in conjunction with kaiser health news focuses on what is happening with the insurance plans that are being canceled. this is 45 minutes. >> on this segment of the "washington journal", we have been taking a look at the imp
or covered through an employer plan or through medicare or medicaid, or the veteran's administration, there is no change for you except for an increase in benefits that everyone receives as a result of the affordable care act. if you are one of the 15 percent of the americans on that are uninsured and only recourse for health care is the emergency room, then you have nothing but better options, because you have available to you potentially free or very affordable health coverage and free if it goes through medicaid or affordable options that did not exist for you before. if you are one of those americans in what makes up only five percent of the population that receive and get coverage through the individual market, and had a plan before the law passed, then it has not been changed by the insurance company and cancelled by the insurance company. you can keep it and writ nen the law and explained by secretary sebelius when the rule of that law was published in 2010. however, if you are in the individual market and your insurance company down graded your plan and changed your plan, yo
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. the fact you had all these different vendors, cms, medicaid, medicare trying to be -- my background telecom. somebody should have said time-out earlier. they brought in jeff zients, earlier omb, great business background. i'm going to give him the benefit of the doubt to get it fixed by the end of november. candidly it's a black eye. if it gets fixed and becomes more user friendly, i think it will fade. end of the day it's going to provide better health care for more americans. i can tell you in virginia we've got about 400,000 people eligible for medicaid, 50000,000 that would be eligible for health care subsidies. i think getting more people bought system should actually in the long run actually lower costs. otherwise folks are accessing health care through the emergency room, which i can tell you as somebody who started the virginia health care foundation is the most expensive and inefficient way to access the health care system. >> senator, as you know, this has turned into much more than a problem with just the website. this is also a political problem for this administration. how much
have a different situation as a medicare person, not medicaid. my medicare has gone completely haywire. my deductible has increased. the amount of doctor care i get has been decreased and the supplemental plans like aarp is pushing -- have increased tenfold because of the obamacare regulations and minimum requirement. like she is trying to say of goods find and everybody needs to pay for pregnancy and everyone needs to pay for prostate cancer so it all works out. that is one payer system and it that is what the system wanted to force people into to make it such a mess that they will come back with the one payer system is the only real way to solve this issue, that is what they wanted in the first place. i don't understand. a health care person such as yourself who is on here what is kaiser stand to gain from this because they are showing cancellation policies. >> host: just to be clear highs or health news is a nonprofit news service independent from the kaiser family foundation. it's a foundation nonprofit nonpartisan health policy think-tank and the correspondents at kaiser health ne
an employer plan or through medicare or medicaid, or the veterans administration there is no change for you accept an increase in benefits that everyone receives as a result of the affordable care act. they're one of americans who are uninsured whose only recourse for health care is the emergency room. then you have nothing but better options because you have available to you potentially free or very affordable health coverage or affordable options that did not exist for you before. if you are one of those americans that makes up only 5% of the population who currently receive, get coverage of some kind in the individual market and have a plan before law passed that hasn't been changed by your insurance company or canceled by your insurance company, downgraded by your insurance company you can keep it. it's written into law. it was explained by secretaries sebelius when the rule associated with that was published in 2010. however, if you are in the individual market and your insurance company changed your plan, downgraded debt your insurance has to meet the basic standards set by the afford
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under way dually eligible people with medical and medicare. and also, this partial medical under california undertook as part of the 1115 waiver called the programs and passed here in san francisco we did learn that they were not opt mal, and we think that 60 percent of the folks will be medical eligible and the rest minus obviously the folks who will remain uneligible will be eligible for the qualified health plans through coverage california. and the transition is less mandatory and is strongly encouraged and something that we are working towards. and again, for the less beneficiaries and in the past we will be moving into the medical expansion and some other counties that we see them moving into coverage california as well. and then there is the piece that programs that was a temporary program that is ending so she will also be facing transitions and the mission of the task force that formed nearly a year ago to develop a set of recommendations. and our goal and preparing the community based hiv providers for the changes that are coming to their funding and also preparing the
! take beano before and there'll be no gas. medicare open enrollment. of year again. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare his day of coaching begins with knee pain, when... [ man ] hey, brad, want to trade the all-day relief of two aleve for six tylenol? what's the catch? there's no catch. you want me to give up my two aleve for six tylenol? no. for my knee pain, nothing beats my aleve. >>> we have a photo to start our "instant index" tonight because life is imitating beloved art. finding nemo. remember this scene, nemo's mom and dad checking in on their soon-to-be hatched eggs. >> we still have to name them. >> you want to name all of them right now? >> tonight a photographer has captured the real event. this is a clown fish keeping a watchful eye over her eggs in the waters of the red sea, real thing. >>> and
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or at the hearing this morning where they have the center of medicaid andc medicare services talking abouts the health care law. a senator from alaska wasn especially cogent in pointing out the difficulties and who differences between those twonai live in alaska and their inability to connect to theem services in the new health carel law. e if i remember correctly she sait only three have been able to drc enroll in pointed out the differences in time. i would like to spend a few minutes reflecting them whatthis happened this morning and what i said to the administration's witness., i begin by telling a story about 16,000 to alexian's who have insurance through something called cover tennessee. a low-cost coverage stateir program. obamacare is canceling a policy. the cover tennessee apparently is an example of what the president has called bad applesd an insurance plan that washington has decided is not enough for you. t i recently heard from one ofn those who policy will bee cancelled on january 1. her name is amelie. thirty-nine years of age. she lives in tennessee and toldt me, i cannot k
by millions, spending money on new programs instead of investing in medicare to make it more solvent, and encouraging employers to work to have their employees work 30 hours and set of 40. that is not the values system that i support. we have a different approach, which would say let's encourage competition, let's encourage choices, and let's try to make health care cheaper so people can actually afford it. but that is our fundamental difference. venner, you, ms. ta don't you know with the improvements with a website how many people are trying to sign up every day for obamacare, how many are succeeding, what their level of insurance that they are buying is, don't you actually know that now? information that we are putting together and we will have available next week. >> next week? >> mid november. >> you're going to release it once? why don't you release a daily? >> we have said long before the program went live that we would to its similar to how do medicaid, medicare. >> this is different, these are people making decisions, people who will lose their insurance starting january, th
boomers are redefining what it means to grow old. what that means for medicare, social security and the national debt coming up. jenna: the president vowing to go ahead with the rollout of the troubled health care plan, promise to go fix all the problems with the crippled website. in the meantime, head of the agency responsible for setting up the insurance marketplace and back on capitol hill today taking questions from the senate panel that helps write the health care laws. she says the website is now able to handle a lot more people but still no word on how many have actually signed up for insurance. peter is taking a look what's going on, on capitol hill and joining us now. what is the administration going to do to get people interested in health care.gov again? do they have a plan or strategy? >> yeah. we just heard about this in the last few minutes. there's going to be a big time push in the media. that is if the website is really fixed by the end of november which the administration is aiming for. if it is, then we should expect to see a campaign targeted at critical youn
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to was the broader promise of the affordable care act. if you're on medicare or medicaid, if you like probably most people in this room, have insurance through your employer, if you're a vet and you get coverage through the va, you don't have to do anything. >> again, not exactly what the president said. just a few days before the october 1st rollout. here's the big problem for the president. not just that the republicans are not buying the explanation. some of his fellly democrats, mary lapidary, has now introduced legislation that would grandfather more people in, so if you did lining your health care you can keep it. she is trying to do away with the cancellations notices. she read cancellation notice on the senate floor last night. >> this is a letter that shawns of people are getting and this should not have been out. we said to people if you had insure yaps yao liked you can keep it. we didn't say if you have insurance you like but didn't met the minimum standard, you can keep it. but the president said over and over if you like the insurance, you can keep it. >> so that's the bottom line. if
85% have health insurance. either through their job or through medicare or through the individual market. so if you're one of these folks that's reasonable that you might worry whether health care reform is going to create changes that are a problem for you. especially when you're bombarded with all sorts of fearmongering. so the first thing you need to know is this -- if you already have health care, you don't have to do anything. >> you might think that was the president from 2010 or 2009. that was the president september 26th, 2013, just a few days before the launch of obama care. ed henry in the white house briefing room confronted jay carney today about it. >> you can at least say that was not true, right? >> as i said last week, i accept that communications are challenging here. the president -- look, you have to remember that the affordable care act -- >> it's not true. how did that get in the president's remarks? >> the president was preferring to the broader promise of the affordable care act. but look, our focus, ed, is on implementing the law and getting these benefits
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now, we have to bring it down to compete. i would point out that most people coming into medicare now have not had a lot of choice, so they are coming out of hmo's and narrower networks, so moving that -- moving medicare to a narrower network, moving medicare to less choice may not be as big a jump as some people would suggest. people say a word about who cannot afford high deductibles. we have to be very careful about -- about pricey sensitivity for war people, for young people. we are bringing in young people, but also low income workers. with that group we have to be very sensitive about whether they will have real access to the health care system if they come in with high deductibles. as the be just as bad current system for them. at is what makes this so complicated. the different kinds of patients and people we are dealing with -- some of them can live in a world of high deductibles, and others we will have to be careful with or we will end up with lots of charity care or the in between. >> i would echo what president shall a lot -- president shalala said. always cost centers, n
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